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Firewall

The legal barrier between banking and broker/dealer operations within a financial institution created to prevent the exchange of inside information.

Chinese Wall

Informal; the imposed lack of communication between the investment banking and brokerage services of a financial institution. The Chinese wall exists in order to prevent brokers and investment bankers working for the same company from deliberately or accidentally sharing inside information that could lead to illegal insider trading. The Chinese wall protects both the financial institution at large and the individual investment bankers and brokers.
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Felman said that testing shows ZoneAlarm and Windows Firewall can run simultaneously.
Indeed, Windows Firewall appears to be primarily a consumer-oriented product.
As a result of significant customer testing and extensive threat modeling, Windows XP Embedded with SP2 will include Windows Firewall activated by default.
This option allows administrators to both deploy XP SP2 and configure the Windows Firewall without requiring the use of Active Directory, custom scripting solutions or updating each machine individually.
P e-mail worm, future viruses are expected to exploit structural weakness in the Microsoft Windows Firewall, Windows Update and anti-virus software to disable each service.
The eTrust products work with SP2's Windows Security Center to ensure that desktop virus protection is kept activated and up to date, while helping users keep the Windows Firewall optimally configured.
5 debuts key functionality, including patch deployment and distribution and spyware detection and removal, as well as improvements in file and registry security operations, Windows firewall control, and inactivity timers.
Improved Windows firewall and Internet Explorer security enhancements provide Alienware systems with stronger security settings to help defend against viruses, hackers and worms.
It's been my experience that SMB product preferences for protecting individual computers include Windows Firewall, a feature of Microsoft Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 (SP2), as well as Norton Personal Firewall from Symantec," said ITSPA Chairman Andrew Levi, whose company, Aztec Systems, is a Microsoft Gold Partner.
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